Grilled NY Strip w/ Portuguese Brown Rice

Prep Time: 10 min. Cook Time: 45-55 min.


12 oz NY Strip Steak (shown)
1.5 Cups of Brown Rice (serves 4)
4 Canned Whole & Peeled Tomatoes
1/2 Yellow Onion
1/2 Red Bell Pepper
1 Ts. Minced Garlic
2 Ts. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 ts. Kosher Salt
4-6 oz Snow Peas
Bundle of Cilantro
4 Cups of Water

steak prep
NY Strip Prep

1. Turn grill on high.

2. Wash and cut away fat around edges.

3. Coat with olive oil, add a pinch of salt to both sides, and set aside.

rice prep 1
Rice Prep 1

1. In a medium or large pot, heat 2 Ts. olive oil and 1 ts. of minced garlic on medium heat. Cook for 2 minutes.

2. Dice onion and red bell pepper.

rice prep 2
Rice Prep 2

1. Add tomatoes, red bell pepper, onion, and 1 ts. kosher salt to oil and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes stirring frequently to prevent mixture from sticking to pot.

*Tip: Use your hand to crush tomatoes as you put them in the pot.

rice prep 3
Rice Prep 3

1. After 3 minutes add brown rice and stir while it cooks for 1 minute.

**Caution do not allow rice to stick to pot.**

rice prep 4
Rice Prep 5

1. Add 4 oz of tomato juice, from can that was used, to the mixture and stir.

*This step may be skipped but it will give the rice an nice color.

rice prep 5
Rice Prep 5

1. Add water to rice, cover, and bring to boil under high heat.

2. Reduce heat to low heat, cover pot, and cook for 45 minutes. Check on the rice every 5 minutes and stir to ensure it doesn’t stick to bottom of pot.

rice prep 6
Rice Prep 6

1. Pinch, snap, and pull each end of snow peas to remove the string.

*This step is time consuming, (about 5 minutes) and is not required if the string doesn’t bother you.

rice prep 7
Rice Prep 7

1. Chop cilantro and set both aside.

Rice Prep Final
Rice Prep Final

1. Once rice has been cooking for 35 minutes at low heat, add cilantro and snow peas. Stir, cover, and cook for 10 minutes. Check rice every 2 minutes to ensure it does not stick to pot.

**You may need to add water if rice needs more cooking time. This is fine just add a little bit at a time (4 oz) or less.

ny strip prep 2
Grill NY Strip

1. When rice is complete, add NY strip to grill and cook for 3 minutes.

*Tip: Do not flip steak more than once.

2. Flip and grill for 2 more minutes.

*A 1 inch thick steak will be medium rare with aforementioned grilling times.

Mouth Watering!

Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 45-55 min.